Polydactyly or polydactylism also known as hyperdactyly, is a congenital physical
anomaly in humans, dogs, and cats having supernumerary fingers or toes.
Polydactyly is the opposite of oligodactyly ...
Oct 31, 2012 ... So why if there are many dominant versions of genes that make six fingers is
having six fingers rare? Well, those versions of genes are rare.
Feb 24, 2014 ... Shouldn't more people have it since it is dominant? Are there other genes that
can still override it?
Whether or not a gene is dominant isn't the same as whether it is common, and in
the case of the gene causing six fingers, it is indeed dominant, but also rare in ...
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Mar 11, 2008 ... Humans, birds, and other creatures share a set of genes that lead to the
development of fingers and other digits (like paws or wings), but the ...
There may be different degrees of polydactyly even within the same family and
the same gene. African Americans inherit six fingers or more more often than ...
Sep 16, 2015 ... Da Silvas - Share the genetic mutation for six fingers Joao de Assis, a member of
the da Silva family with six relatives who all have six fingers ...
Nov 17, 2012 ... In my genetics class today, my instructor said that the dominant gene for the
amount of fingers on a human is six, meaning five fingers is a ...
Learn about Polydactyly of Fingers symptoms and causes from experts at Boston
... some may be due to a genetic defect or underlying hereditary syndrome.